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by the marine corps, flew them down to moffatt where they had an overview perspective how things work from a military perspective, they saw a c130 outfitd for patient transport by the national guard. they got to see the national guard's capabilities down there, the coast guard's capabilities. they got experience of what the marine corps has to offer. it was the smorgasbord of mill capability. as we contemplate the idea of medical surge and how do we deal with a thousand people in a hospital parking lot, we have to be creative. the only way we can do that is we have to know what are the options out there, what are the game pieces, what's the apps in the apps store? what can we ask for? by understanding some of these capabilities and looking beyond the obvious i think we're going to be able to develop some really cool medical surge plans and capitalize on the partnership between dod and the civilian world and i don't want to discount the other partners because this happens, this comes up every year and i have to say that it comes up every time we get lectured about there's the state, th
the military demonstrated down at moffatt >> i think one of the challenges the city faces in a big medical surge event is if patients have to be evacuated and the bridges were out and how would we do that? yesterday we saw a wide range of patient movement vehicles, basically, and it was great to see all those resources and be aware of them. we saw the dual use vehicle from the va that there was one in san francisco and there's one in palo alto and those can take litters of patients. we saw multiple helicopters and we saw the c130j all of those were introduced by very knowledgeable personnel that could take us through what the capabilities of each of them were. i also think that, you know, we saw that there were personnel that would come with those assets. so it wouldn't just be the assets for movement but also assets in terms of taking care of those patients: and that was really helpful in our planning because one of the things we worry about is how will we do handoffs, how will patients get taken care of if they are in critical states and how will they be main taepbed through deploymen
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